17.830 Empirical Methods in Political Economy
Reviews recent quantitative empirical studies on important, substantive questions in political economy. Designed to increase students' understanding of the core research designs and measurement strategies employed in the empirical analysis of political institutions and political behavior. Topics include the political and economic consequences of direct democracy, reservations for political minorities, corruption, political effects of the media, and politics in authoritarian regimes.
This class has no prerequisites.
17.830 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by D. Hidalgo.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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